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this location is very important for Cypriots as it is the location where the Archbishop Palace, Folk Art Museum and the Byzantine Museum are.
The Palace cannot be accessed and the museums have some exhibits yet did not impress me much as this is the...More
The relic treasures here are wonderful , step back into the past. Look at the skills of artists of yesteryear portray history . This art has been saved for posterity for us all , go take a look , immerse your self in all that...More
This museum contains a really remarkable collection of religious icons and they are the highlight. There are a couple of interesting Cypriot paintings but on the whole that part of the museum is missable if you are pushed for time.
you get quite iconed out, but it needs to be done. I had an audioguide which helped but icons are not well labelled, and I found myself listing to details about a different icon from the one I was looking at. Second room has lots...More
This is the place where Makarios III lived during the times he was president of Cyprus. It looks very nice and it is located in the centre of the Greek part of the city. We could not enter the building or the place, just saw...More
The name of this institution is actually "The Byzantine Museum". It's simply an icon museum, most of which are not even from the Byzantine era (they are 16th century and Constantinople fell to the Ottomans in 1453). I much prefer to visit the various churches...More